When a stroke left Jeff Mudgett physically limited and literally speechless, he realized he could give up on his health – or get serious about it.
When her mother died, Patty Masters decided to relaunch her life.
When Mike Jasper took charge of his health, his whole family benefited.
When Steve Sticha realized he was eating for three, he revamped his meal plan and his way of life.
How Erin Dugan broke her cycle of unhealthy dieting, lost 100 pounds and became an athlete – the smart way.
One Plano, Texas, family overcame sweat, tears and 19,340 feet to conquer the tallest freestanding mountain in the world.
Committing to fitness helped Randall Pledger restore balance and mobility that Parkinson’s disease had taken away – and convinced his wife Corky to come along for the ride.
Marlene Christensen used exercise to stay in shape and put her cancer in remission.
When Michelle Stark made the commitment to get healthy, she started shedding pounds – and the myths of what it means to be a mother.
David Waugh’s family inspired him to overcome inertia and turn his health around.
Carol Grones found the support she needed to work out more effectively and get in shape with a team-based approach to weight loss.
An early-morning wake-up call pushed Mike Spiller out of his hit-or-miss routine – and into the best shape of his life.
Chemo treatments and broken bones haven’t stopped Phil Zerante from chasing his dream of playing college football. Meet a teen who is living proof that passion can sometimes be the best medicine.
Ready for a healthy change, Kevin Gustafson sought the support he needed. By combining a nutrition plan and exercise program, he got impressive results.
Elizabeth Jekot has battled breast cancer as both a doctor and patient. Now, her self-care recovery regimen helps her help others.
It took years, and more than one medical scare, for LaDawn Riggs to move beyond good intentions and yo-yo dieting. But once she did, the results were life changing.
Personal discipline, combined with professional guidance and encouragement, empowered 57-year-old Chris Braun to lose more than 140 pounds and become a nationally competitive powerlifter.
Back pain prevented Jon Skare from enjoying life – until two focused workouts a week restored his vitality.
A prematurely arthritic hip cramped Jennifer Rottenberg’s lifestyle. But advancements in hip-replacement surgery meant she got a new joint – and a chance to regain a normal life.
Scott and Jennifer Nelson are staying fit, busting gender stereotypes and raising three active kids. They wouldn’t have it any other way.
For years, Amy Whittle threw herself into running the family business. But when her health began to suffer as a result, she took charge and applied the same dedicated approach to her life.